Appointed Senior VP Operations, West
At Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) in Mumbai, Maharashtra , India
The Indian Hotels Company Limited announced the appointment of Mr. Farhat Jamal as Senior Vice President – Operations, where he will be responsible for hotel operations in Western India and Africa.
Mr. Jamal is returning to the Taj family from Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts where he was based in New Delhi overseeing their India operations, and has previously looked after Shangri-La Hotels in Sri Lanka and Maldives as the Area Manager.
Bringing an all-round experience of building and managing large hospitality businesses, Mr. Jamal is a highly accomplished seasoned hotelier. He has worked with Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces in India and overseas in various capacities for close to three decades.
During his years with the Taj, he was the Vice President and General Manager of The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai; General Manager of Taj Lands End, Mumbai; Vivanta by Taj – President, Mumbai; Taj Coromandel, Chennai and Deputy General Manager of St. James’ Court, A Taj Hotel, London and Taj 51 Buckingham Gate Suites and Residences, London. Mr. Jamal has also served as President and Chief Operating Officer for The Lalit Hotels, Palaces & Resorts, in 2008.
Mr. Jamal has received many accolades and recognitions for his outstanding contribution to the hospitality industry and the Indian Hotels Company Limited is delighted to welcome him back.